Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos Review


Samsung Galaxy Ace DUOS is basically a Samsung Galaxy Ace with dual-SIM capability.

Design The phone is made entirely of plastic and it has a metal rim that runs around the front part. The 3.5” HVGA display makes the phone entirely looks like the original Galaxy Ace. There are no proximity sensors or ambient light sensor. There are three non-backlit capacitive touch buttons under the display.

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Samsung Intensity III Review


Samsung Intensity III is a Verizon-only phone that’s designed to be a bit more rugged than other competing devices.

Design Weighing 4.06 ounces and measuring 0.57 thick, the phone is relatively lightweight and has a rather petite frame. However, the plastic build hardly makes the phone fits any military-grade requirements. The phone should fit comfortably in your hand and it is generally easy to handle. Up top, you (more…)

HTC Droid DNA Can Now be Unlocked


HTC Droid DNA is an important breakthrough in the mobile world with its first-ever commercially available 1080p smartphone display and enormous power under the bonnet. It is definitely one of the hottest handsets around but unfortunately, Droid DNA is exclusive only to Verizon. The phone also has its bootloader locked and it is a good thing that some resourceful individuals were able to find ways to open it up (more…)

Windows Phone 7.8 Will be Released in China Next Month


Microsoft is planning to use Windows Phone 7.8 as an update to some Windows Phone 7.5 devices currently available on the market. A Microsoft official in China said that the OS version would hit the Chinese mainland in the coming weeks. Apparently, it would be Chinese consumers who have the first opportunity to explore the WP7.8 before everyone else. This should be a good thing for users who don’t (more…)

ZTE Releases Android 4.2 Update for N880E


Jelly Bean (Android 4.2) hasn’t been around for very long and only few users in the market has the opportunity to run it. Google’s Nexus devices are always in the first position to receive the update. Now, a ZTE device available only in China will be the first non-Nexus smartphone to get the Android 4.2 update. The Chinese manufacturer happened to choose the N880E to get the update. This (more…)

Samsung SCH-W2013 Will Be Released in China


One of great excitements in the mobile industry is seeing strange new devices for the first time and one has arrived quite recently. The Samsung SCH-W2013 is a unique flip-phone with two separate displays. Unlike other dual-screen, flip phones; both displays have the same size and resolution; 3.7” WVGA (480 x 800). Although both aren’t too impressive, combined they can provide great value for users. Unfortunately, the phone isn’t (more…)

HTC One S Review

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HTC One S is placed one rung down from the One X, and this is not a bad thing considering the impressive capability offered by the latter.

Design HTC One S is reasonably big, but not so huge that those with dainty hands can’t comfortably hold it. The One S comes with the familiar rounded oblong design of HTC handsets. HTC uses the micro arc oxidation process to (more…)

Battery Tests Show Satisfactory Battery Performance of HTC Droid DNA


HTC is aiming to grab some audience off the Galaxy Note II with the Droid DNA and it seems to deliver a pretty decent battery life. Early reports tell us that the battery performance is generally impressive allowing users to get multiple days of battery life with moderate usages. There’s no getting away that the Droid DNA has a rather limited onboard storage, but skeptics may have exaggerated reports (more…)

Jolla Unveils the Interface of SailFish OS


Jolla has recently given us early looks at the Sailfish OS, which is based on Mer, a direct descendant of Meego. If successful, the company would directly take on major operating systems in the industry today. At the same opportunity, the company also took the wraps off the Sailfish SDK for smartphone makers. The SDK is available for download and it comes with all the tools needed to build (more…)

LG Optimus M+ Review


The LG Optimus M was MetroPCS’s first Android smartphone, which didn’t require a contract and competitively priced. And now, aptly called LG Optimus M+, the new revamped version is available.

Design Noticeably thinner than its predecessor, the LG Optimus M+ looks like a welcome redesign of the original. Users may also find other new details appealing including the convex top, tapered sides and sharper corners. Being a slightly wider (more…)